Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ gets Android Oreo Update

Samsung has finally started rolling out a stable update for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ users in Germany.  Samsung Galaxy S8 Android Oreo (G955XXU1CRAP) update with Samsung Experience UX 9.0 is 487MB in size and also includes Android security patch for February 2018.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ gets Android Oreo Update

The Galaxy U.X 9.0 brings a host of new features with the sweetness of Android 8.0 Oreo lying underneath. The quick panel now shows notification channels allowing you to manage notifications for each app that are supported and will show app icons at the bottom for the notifications that aren’t visible.

Tap and Hold any icon on the home screen to display shortcuts to common tasks within the app and this only available for the supported apps. The notification badges on app icons and in notifications panel are synced, and if you clear a notification from one, it will get cleared from other location as well. With the Android 8.0, the background services are limited to save battery life and improve performance as well. It also shows the currently running apps in the notification panel.

The Edge screen is now improved with better font size, color, and other settings to improve the visibility. The company has added three more edge lighting effects and color customization for apps. The much needed Dual messenger feature is now available, and it let you run two supported apps in two instances. You can add second space from the system settings. You can use the Game launcher in Samsung DeX for the full-screen gaming experience.

Other improvements and additions include AAC and Sony LDAC high-quality audio codec in Bluetooth, auto-repeat and 2X speed in the video. Voice recorder provides a smart option to block calls while recording, improved speed and security for Samsung pay. It also has new unified workspace for Knox workspace and Android for work.

 It is expected to roll out for beta testers in other markets soon and for all the user over the next few days.

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